ECC Student Creates Mask Clips for Health Care Workers

Earlier this year at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, East Central College engineering student Joe Jasper saw a need that fit his skill set. Jasper, of the Leslie area, owns his own laser engraving business, “Creations with Character.” Back in March when people working in nursing homes, hospitals and other health care facilities began … Continue reading ECC Student Creates Mask Clips for Health Care Workers

ECC Humanities Fest

Part of the ECC Arts and Humanities Department (English, Communications, Spanish) hosted the first-ever Humanities Fest at East Central College. Poetry Troupe Poetry Alive! performed and held workshops for students and faculty, there was a speech contest, Spanish writing contest, and the winners from the English Department's spring Poetry and Research Writing Contest were announced. … Continue reading ECC Humanities Fest

Society Discredits Women

Israel Neely, Guest Reporter | “Credible” Adjective. “Offering reasonable grounds for being believed.”Merriam Webster. Adjective. “Worthy of belief or confidence; trustworthy.” Adjective. “Not able to be disproven by the end of the interview.”Urban Dictionary. “In a world…” begins the movie trailer. It’s spoken by a deep, throaty, masculine voice – a voice with authority, a voice with credibility. One is driven to believe this faceless man and whatever he has to say about this epic world. Viewers are ready for … Continue reading Society Discredits Women

Lewis’ ‘Abolition of Man’ Urges Against Improper Teaching

Erin Rose, Guest Reporter | C.S. Lewis is recognized, primarily by young people, for his fictional classics “The Chronicles of Narnia.” For many others he is acclaimed for his works on Christianity and philosophy. Lewis presented his readers time and time again with the subject of morals and living life as a “good man.” “The … Continue reading Lewis’ ‘Abolition of Man’ Urges Against Improper Teaching

The 39 Steps ECC Theater Production

Colleen Narup, Reporter From April 6-9, East Central College Theatre performed their last show of the 2016-2017 season, "The 39 Steps." The play, based on the 1935 film by Alfred Hitchcock, is what theatre department executive Chris Swanson describes as a "'whodunnit?' farce comedy about being at the wrong place at the wrong time." "It … Continue reading The 39 Steps ECC Theater Production